Art College Appoints Head of Design
Alex Milton 将于四月走马上任，接替Angela Woods 教授，成为国家艺术与设计学院新的设计主任。身兼设计师、学者、教育家和作家，Alex Milton 曾在中央圣马丁等多所大学任教，之前担任爱丁堡艺术学院设计与应用艺术主任，现任Heriot-Watt 大学纺织学院副院长和研究总监。
THE NEW head of design at the National College of Art and Design in
A self-described designer, researcher, educator and writer, Mr Milton graduated from Coventry University with an honours degree in industrial design in 1994, and has taught at the University of Dundee, Edinburgh Napier University and Central St Martins in London.
He is former head of design and applied arts at Edinburgh College of Art, which merged with the
“This is a very significant position for us,” said director of the college Declan McGonagle, “because we are reconsidering course structures in the college not just because of changing economic circumstances, but to take account of the changing education landscape and needs of our graduates.
“Design is central to this, as are new ethical, sustainable and universal approaches to it. Alex brings the wide experience of design and education that we need at the moment in a period of great change in the college.”